UK sources of information and / or support
Has an information leaflet on Primary Liver Cancer.
Provides support to people with liver conditions, and contains numerous patient guides.
CancerHelp UK is a free information service about cancer and cancer care for people with cancer and their families. It is brought to you by Cancer Research UK. They believe that information about cancer should be freely available to all and written in a way that people can easily understand.
A leading UK cancer centre, recognised worldwide for the quality of its services. Site includes comprehensive, authoritative patient information. See their Patient Information section.
Caring for children and families suffering from liver disease.
Macmillan Cancer Support aims to help people live with cancer by providing information and emotional support for patients, their families and health professionals.
Factsheet from the Core.
A patient guide to complement the NICE guideline of the same name for health professionals.
A patient guide to complement the NICE national guideline for health professionals called Ex-vivo hepatic resection and reimplantation for liver cancer.
A patient guide to complement the NICE national guideline for health professionals called Hepatocellular carcinoma (advanced and metastatic) - sorafenib (first line).
A patient guide to complement the NICE national guideline for health professionals called Microwave ablation for the treatment of metastases in the liver.
A patient guide to complement the NICE national guideline for health professionals called Radiofrequency Ablation for the Treatment of Colorectal Liver Metastases.
A patient guide to complement the NICE national guideline for health professionals called Selective internal radiation therapy for non-resectable colorectal metastases in the liver.
Information from the North London Cancer Network.
Medicine Guides provide reliable information about medicines (drugs), conditions and the different treatment options available. They have been developed in the UK as part of the Medicines Information Project.
LIVErNORTH is a regional adult liver patient support group based at the Freeman Hospital in Newcastle upon Tyne. For people with all kinds of liver disease.
Information from NHS Choices - the government's patient information portal.
Information from BUPA.
See also the Patient UK cancer page for many other links.
Further sources / more detailed information
Some non-UK sites
The following list popular non-UK health information sites with content aimed at the general public. They are mainly from the US. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included but these large sites are comprehensive.
More detailed medical information
The following list online sources of more detailed medical information, mainly from the UK. These sites are mainly aimed at health professionals, but are of interest to all. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included, but information about most medical topics can usually be found.
- PatientPlus - hundreds of medical reference articles provided by Patient UK.
- Evidence Based Medicine - such as from Clinical Evidence, The Cochrane Library, etc.
- Database of UK Clinical Guidelines - from NICE, SIGN, etc.
- Medline - abstracts available from thousands of journals.
- Sites listing free online medical textbooks and journals.
- Sites listing free medical images - pictures, atlases, anatomy, skin diseases, etc.